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AUGUST 10, 2014: Delegates ready to register  at the  ANC Youth League confereance held at  the  Ikhwezi Lokusa  Special School Hall  in Mthatha  yesterday afternoon after  the  conferance was delayed since Saturday   . Picture: LULAMILE FENI

Disputes and security mire YL election

THE ANC’s O R Tambo region lived up to its reputation of dragging out elective conferences when the regional youth league’s conference stalled in deadlock this weekend.

AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya at Bumbane Great Place yesterday. The king is fighting being deposed. 
Picture: LOYISO MPALANTSHANE ©DAILY DISPATCH

It’s do or die, vow Dalindyebo dethronement lobbyists

Kings created not born, say AmaDlomo. A GROUP calling itself Royal Family for the Kingdom of AbaThembu said it was prepared to face anyone or go to the highest court to ensure AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo was dethroned.

JULY 30, 2014 Sixteen  people aged between  20 and 27 appeared at the Mbizana  Magistrate's Court yesterday facing three counts of murder and arson after they allegedly killed three family members by setting their home on fire at Lugwijini village  in Mbizana on Saturday. Picture: LULAMILE FENI ©DAILY DISPATCH

Family’s killer mob in court

SIXTEEN people arrested in connection with the murder of an elderly church archbishop, his wife and their son appeared in court yesterday.

100629. Confusing robots in Hertzog Boulevard  Cape Town.  Foto Lulama Zenzile

Brave traffic officer foils armed robbery, wins award for bravery

A QUICK thinking off-duty provincial traffic officer who foiled an armed robbery in Mthatha last week was honoured with a certificate of bravery yesterday.

Two men suspected of being part of a  notorious card cloning syndicate were arrested in Mthatha this afternoon Picture:LULAMILE FENI

Two men arrested for suspected card cloning

POLICE in Mthatha have apprehended two men suspected of being part of the of notorious card cloning syndicate, which has been operating in the town for a while.

A man is arrested after a robbery at one of Mthatha's busiest malls last night
Picture: LULAMILE FENI

Alleged robber killed in shoot-out at Mthatha mall

A WOULD-BE robber was shot and killed when a shoot-out between four gunmen and an off-duty traffic officer ensued in a busy mall in Mthatha.

Court and Handcuffs

Six men held for Eastern Cape teen’s murder

SIX men were arrested for allegedly stabbing a teenager to death in Bongweni, Mthatha, Eastern Cape police said earlier today.

JUNE 23, 2014: About 1000 mourners, including  government officials, business people and the clergy,  attended a memorial service in Mthatha for murdered Catholic nun Sister Mary Paule Tacke. Tacke, who was described as "our Mother Teresa", was found dead on 15 June after being hijacked and kidnapped the day before. Two suspects have been arrested in connection with the 82 year old nun's murder.  Picture: LULAMILE FENI.

Eastern Cape men denied bail for nun’s murder

TWO men accused of the murder of a Roman Catholic nun appeared in the Mthatha Magistrate’s Court today, Eastern Cape police said.

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